Metals Results Beyond a Doubt: CARO Deploys Industry Leading New Equipment

Posted on August 28, 2019

CARO Analytical Services is excited to announce it has acquired and now has up and running production samples the new 2nd generation 8900 ICP-QQQ for bringing you metals results beyond a doubt. We are the first commercial laboratory to offer these services in Western Canada and one of the first in Canada too.

In 2012 Agilent released the Agilent 8800, the world’s first triple quadrupole ICP-MS (ICP-QQQ) with MS/MS capability.
This ground-breaking instrument opened up new analytical possibilities for analysts in hundreds of laboratories around
the world.

The new 2nd generation 8900 ICP-QQQ offers a range of configurations to cover applications from routine analysis to advanced research and high-performance materials analysis. With helium mode performance and productivity to match Agilent’s market-leading quadrupole ICP-MS systems, the Agilent 8900 ICP-QQQ adds MS/MS mode for controlled and consistent interference removal in reaction mode, making it the world’s most powerful and flexible multi-element analyzer.

CARO is proud to offer this service to our clients and help keep our clients ahead of the curve with all of our results. We will continue to make strategic investments as we have in the past to continue to be market-leading and one of the most dependable analytical results services company in Canada who is also coincidently Canadian owned and operated by industry-leading scientists and chemists driven to make the world safer and healthier unlike our foreign-owned and led competitors.

To learn more about this exciting new piece of equipment please click here:
Agilent ICP QQQ Presentation
or here:
Agilent ICP QQQ Brochure

CARO has been in operation since 1987 (30 years) and throughout our history, we have been successful in retaining key staff and attracting top industry talent.  We are currently the largest BC owned, based and operated analytical laboratory company in Canada, and the laboratory with the largest scope of CALA accredited analysis of any single laboratory location in Canada.  CARO’s method reporting limits (MRLs) meet or exceed all routine regulatory specifications (Alberta Tier 1, CCME, BCMOE CSR / Sediment Criteria, HCDWQ, etc).  CARO employs the greatest percentage of recognized Professional Chemists of any laboratory in Western Canada and has a diverse workforce.  We are ideally equipped to help you with all your analytical needs.


About CARO

“Charismatic Scientists driven to make the world safer and healthier”

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Sounds a little crazy for a testing lab, right? We thought so too until we really took a step back from the day to day business and had a good look at what we get to be a part of.

Whether supporting a client cleaning up a contaminated site to meet health standards, providing water quality data to ensure Canadians have access to clean water, or supporting the government in testing fruits for potential pesticide exceedances; CARO provides the data essential to the success of these projects.

Through our clients, we become an essential element for a better world. Through our passion for our industry, you have a lab who is more engaged and proactive to accommodate the needs of our clients and the world around us.

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